Instant Pot Chinese Beef

            For those of us that love Chinese food, although it really does not take long to make any Chinese food, this recipe makes it even faster for us to be able to have some delicious Chinese Beef. This recipe is really quite simple to follow, not many ingredients. This recipe saves you money because it tastes identical to what you would normally buy. With this one, you do not even have to leave the house.

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            Chinese Beef is loaded with tons of vegetables that are healthy of course, you can serve this on a bed of fluffy white rice, or even a scoop of sticky rice. I know many families who make up a big bowl of brown rice to serve this with. By making this yourself, you have complete control over what is being added to this dish.

            When serving this for a meal, you could make up some fried rice, cheese wontons, and sweet and sour chicken. Chinese Beef always tastes better with more Chinese food.

When you are ready to serve this scrumptious dish, have a big bowl of white rice, basmati rice or your favorite type of rice. There are many who prefer to use brown rice to give a little more of a healthy aspect to an already healthy dish.

Frequently Asked Questions:

            Does this taste the same as a restaurant?

I would have to say it tastes better because you know what is in it. On top of that you saved money and you can make a double batch for a midnight snack.

            What cut of beef should I use for this recipe?

I have found that in all the times that I have made this recipe, Flank Steak has worked the best for me. I love the flavor of flank steak and it is easy to work with.

            Can I use different vegetables?

Of course you can! The most common would be carrots, snow peas, water chestnuts, broccoli and cauliflower. The choice is yours to mix up or use something completely different.

What do you need to make Instant Pot Chinese Beef

            2 cups fresh snow peas

            1 yellow onion, sliced very thin

            ½ cup red pepper, diced small

            3 pounds Flank Steak, sliced thin

            4 cups broccoli, chopped and steamed

Sauce:

            ½ cup soy sauce

            2 tsp garlic, minced

            2 tbsp Sesame Oil

            1 cup beef broth

            ⅓ cup light brown sugar

            3 tbsp cornstarch

How to make Instant Pot Chinese Beef

FIRST STEP:

Combine all sauce ingredients, except corn starch into a small bowl and whisk thoroughly together

Place your sliced Flank Steak into the Instant Pot, then add the liquid

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SECOND STEP:

Close the lid on the Instant Pot and then close the seal

Cook on manual for 10 minutes

THIRD STEP:

Set the natural release for 10 minutes, then do a quick release after the 10 minutes

Remove the beef from the instant pot

FOURTH STEP:

Turn the instant pot off, then turn it onto to saute

Add in the cornstarch and stir until your sauce thickens

FIFTH STEP:

Add the beef back into the instant pot and stir

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SIXTH STEP:

Add in the steamed broccoli

Serve over your choice of rice

Enjoy!

YUM!

Instant Pot Chinese Beef

Instant Pot Chinese Beef

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh snow peas
  • 1 yellow onion, sliced very thin
  • ½ cup red pepper, diced small
  • 3 pounds Flank Steak, sliced thin
  • 4 cups broccoli, chopped and steamed
  • Sauce:
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • 2 tsp garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • ⅓ cup light brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch

Instructions

FIRST STEP:

Combine all sauce ingredients, except corn starch into a small bowl and whisk thoroughly together

Place your sliced Flank Steak into the Instant Pot, then add the liquid

SECOND STEP:

Close the lid on the Instant Pot and then close the seal

Cook on manual for 10 minutes

THIRD STEP:

Set the natural release for 10 minutes, then do a quick release after the 10 minutes

Remove the beef from the instant pot

FOURTH STEP:

Turn the instant pot off, then turn it onto to saute

Add in the cornstarch and stir until your sauce thickens

FIFTH STEP:

Add the beef back into the instant pot and stir

SIXTH STEP:

Add in the steamed broccoli

Serve over your choice of rice

Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 120Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 6gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 140mgCarbohydrates: 120gSugar: 4gProtein: 12g